New laws were supposed to protect people from living in unsafe conditions – but in the eyes of a judge, property guardians might not even count as 'tenants'.
As MPs flounder over Brexit, rain is leaking into the House of Commons. Was there ever a more fitting time to discuss what this building is for and what it should look like?
After the initial relief that the party leaders were working together comes the realisation that they both risk splitting their parties if they strike a deal.
One wrong turn after another has left the British prime minister cornered.
After a full day with her top team, the prime minister says she wants to thrash out a deal that both she and the opposition can live with.
The prime minister asked MPs to support her withdrawal agreement, leaving the future relationship for later. Her plan backfired.
MPs were never expected to produce a concrete decision in their first round of indicative votes. There is some material to work with now.
The prime minister has told her MPs that if they back her deal, she will leave office before the next stage of the Brexit process begins.
MPs have seized control of the House of Commons agenda and will vote on a series of options for Brexit.
E-petitions are an important democratic tool but they need to be part of something bigger to really change things.
UK parliamentary rules state that an amendment 'which is the same, in substance' as an issue that has already been voted on, cannot be proposed again in parliament.
The speaker has been accused of overreach by blocking a third meaningful vote, but why did Theresa May presume she could bend parliamentary rules?
It looks like the prime minister will try for a third vote on her deal before asking the EU for a Brexit delay.
Even if the UK decides it can withdraw from the Irish backstop unilaterally under international law, there will be consequences.
A series of amendments failed, but the prime minister must now appeal for more time.
MPs can't actually prevent no deal with this vote, but that doesn't make it meaningless.
A last minute meeting with the EU couldn't save her universally detested deal. Now there's less than three weeks to Brexit – and no one knows what to do.
Two bills currently before the British parliament seek to reduce the 12 month ban on asylum seekers from working.
Quitting Labour and Conservative MPs need to decide where to position themselves if they want to keep their seats. Even then, it's going to be a slog.
Here's what needs to happen if the UK's newest political formation wants to stand in elections as a party.